4 Factors to Consider When Choosing Your Family Dentist

choosing family dentist

Finding a dentist that genuinely has your interests at heart is hard these days. Here’s how you should choose your family dentist:

Look at reputation

 Visit review sites and try to find dentists within your neighborhood that have the most positive reviews. Basing your selection on this is a gamble that has a good chance of paying off.

Use of technology

 There has been quite a surge in technological advancements in dentistry over the last few decades. Some of these technologies include; digital X-rays, which are clearer than traditional X-rays; a waterlase laser for treatment of dental decay; intra-oral cameras for larger and clearer images of the mouth; and autoclaves for sterilization of dentistry tools. A good dentist incorporates the latest technologies in their practice.

Look for recommendations

 If a good friend of yours has been using the services of a certain dentist for the last five years, you would most likely like them too. Take their opinion and ask these questions to create your personal opinion:

 

  • How long do I have to wait for an appointment?
  • How are bills handled by the office?
  • How do they handle emergencies?
  • Will the dentist explain treatment options to me?
  • How busy is the dentist? How long do patients have to sit in the waiting room?

 

Location and working hours

 You should consider a family dentist whose office is close enough to your home such that you can schedule visits for your family members and make it there in time.

This kind of family dentist is hard to find, but luckily not if you’re in Covina. Gregory Robins DDS is a dentist that easily meets most of these requirements and is willing to twist their program to fit you in. Call us today at (626) 919-7707 to make an appointment.

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